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RAILTRACK AND GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY PRESERVATION SOCIETY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 170: tabled on 25 June 1997

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 24 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House is appalled at Railtrack's treatment of the Great Western Railway Preservation Society in abruptly terminating the lease on land occupied by the popular and successful Southall Railway Heritage Centre; notes that this termination has blighted the future of London's only railway heritage centre, jeopardised Single Regeneration Budget funding earmarked for the project and is threatening a job creating tourism initiative in this depressed area; calls on Railtrack to reconsider this ill-conceived and short-sighted decision and reinstate the lease forthwith and, failing that, calls on the Minister for Transport,the honourable Member for Hampstead and Highgate, to intervene to protect this important community asset.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.